Rockford Register — December 10, 2009

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Thur.–Fri., Dec. 10–11 Grand Carriage Rides—5:30 to 8:30 p.m. downtown Rockford. Rides are free! Load in front of Custard by the Dam. Rides are sponsored by Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Friday, December 11 Howard City Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony—6:30 p.m. at the corner of Ensley and Edgerton, behind the library. Enjoy a live nativity scene, coffee, hot [...]

Motorcyclist injured in truck crash

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A Rockford motorcyclist received multiple injuries when a truck turned into his path on Wednesday, December 2. William Mong lost the tip of his left thumb, had his left leg broken and sustained multiple rib fractures when his motorcycle collided head-on into a truck turning into Northtown Motor Homes Inc, 10947 Northland Drive about 1:30 p.m. Mong, who was southbound on [...]

Remember a loved one at lighting ceremony

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A Howard City Christmas tree lighting ceremony will be held Friday, December 11 at 6:30 p.m. Organizers hope memories will be made and loved ones will be remembered. A live nativity scene and refreshments will also be offered at the event, which will be held at the Depot on the corner of Ensley and Edgerton, behind the library. Crystal angel ornaments are being sold for [...]

Words on Weather — December 10, 2009

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by CRAIG JAMES I want to thank the folks at The Rockford Squire for giving me the opportunity to write about two of my favorite subjects, weather and climate. Mark Twain once said, “Climate is what you expect, weather is what you get.” That is the best summary of the distinction between the two I have heard, and I am sure rarely a day goes by when you don’t hear a [...]

Rockford American Legion hosts mobile food pantry

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At 10 a.m., Wednesday November 25, American Legion Post 102 of Rockford, in cooperation with St. Stephens Evangelical Lutheran Church, hosted their first Mobile Food Pantry from the Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank.   Over 40 Legion members were assisted by 30 Boy Scouts from Troops 264, 282 and 228. In a brief ceremony prior to distributing the food, Post [...]
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